The Deep River Boys
Category: Gospel


The group was organized in 2005 by Wallace Smith, Jr. and Shawn Downey. Formally members of the Hallelujah Praise Choir, the group are members of St. Thomas Baptist Church, North Preston, Nova Scotia. The group has been receiving rave reviews for their performances as they produce a sound that consists of many different styles of music.

The Deep River Boys have been featured on many stages such as:

  • Vision TV Series the Gospel Challenge
  • CBC’s Drum Brooks Diamonds Production
  • Shared the stage with some notable artists such as Jully Black
  • Nova Scotia Mass Choir
  • The Mike Cowie Band
  • Guest Group at the 2006 African Baptist Association
  • Appeared at the Freedom Festival held at Halifax Water Front
  • Summer Gospel Fest held at North Preston Community Center
  • Special guest at Victoria Road Baptist Church
  • Sing and celebrate at All Nations Christian Reformed Church
  • Anniversary Services at the Emmanuel Baptist Church, and
  • Laymen Conference 2006, Emmanuel Baptist Church
At present, the group is working on their first CD Recording. They thank God for his many Blessings, and for the “Gift of Music”.